Eddie (Eddie) Lumsden (R-SH012)
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Georgia House of Representatives
Room 612-A Coverdell Legislative Office Building 18 Capitol Square
Atlanta, GA 30334

District Office:
PO Box 122
Armuchee, GA 30105
Elected: 2012    Next Election: 2018
Spouse: Teresa Pearson   
Committee Assignments
ChairmanHouse Committee on Human Relations and Aging
MemberHouse Committee on Governmental Affairs
MemberSubcommittee on Education
MemberHouse Committee on State Properties
MemberHouse Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security
MemberHouse Committee on Budget and Fiscal Affairs Oversight
MemberHouse Committee on Insurance
Counties Representing
Chattooga / Floyd


Eddie Lumsden was elected to state office in November of 2012. He represents the 12th State House District. His district includes all of Chattooga County and a portion of Floyd County. Eddie is a lifelong resident of Floyd County. He is a graduate of Armuchee High School, Floyd College and Berry College. He is a Veteran, a retired State Trooper and a Small Business owner. Immediately after graduating from High School, Eddie joined the Air Force/Air Guard. He spent six years serving his country. After completing active service he returned to Floyd County where he attended Floyd College. While attending college he went to work with the Georgia State Patrol as a way to pay for college. It turned into a twenty-seven year career. He retired as a Master Trooper in 1999. He earned an Associate's Degree from Floyd College and went on to complete a Bachelor's Degree in Communications and Public Relations from Berry College. Eddie married his childhood sweetheart, Teresa Pearson. They have two daughters, Julie and Rebecca. They have four grandchildren. Eddie and Teresa have been married for forty years. In 1988 Teresa and Eddie started "Teresa Lumsden Insurance Agency Inc.". They have owned and operated it successfully for twenty-five years. They market State Farm Insurance and Financial Service Products throughout Georgia. Prior to seeking state office Eddie was twice elected to the Floyd County Commission. He served five years before stepping down to run for State Office. He served as Chairman in 2010 and 2011. Eddie has been involved in his community for many years. He is an active member of the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce, Past President of the Armuchee Ruritan Club, a member of the American Legion Post #5 and an Affiliate Member of the Rome Board of Realtors. He was appointed by Governor Perdue to the State Consumer Advisory Board and has served in that role for the past six years. He is a Deacon, Decision Counselor and Worship Leader at West Rome Baptist Church where he has been a member for 28 years.